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Three takeaways: Reviewing KU basketball's win at TCU
The bar had been set for Enaruna a few weeks back when Bill Self named him as one of the players who could be a key contributor in the latter stages of the season. However, up to tonight, Enaruna hadn’t reached double figures in scoring in his college career. That streak was snapped on Tuesday, as the sophomore tallied 12 points on 5-for-8 shooting in 17 minutes off the bench.

Self on Dajuan Harris: 'It definitely looked like he belonged'
There were two rave reviews of KU basketball point guard Dajuan Harris following his first career start — one brought on by injuries to Marcus Garrett (head) and Bryce Thompson (back). While the Jayhawks were without their on-ball duo — Garrett, a full-time starter, and Thompson, often the first guard off the bench — Harris was thrust into a starting role.

David McCormack 'dominant' for KU basketball in win over TCU
Playing with "a clear mind" and "clear heart" was how junior big man David McCormack said he bounced back in No. 6 KU basketball’s 93-64 win over TCU on Tuesday.

Reaction: KU basketball impressive in road win over TCU
Kansas was able to build a sizable advantage in the first half, but as Chasen pointed out, the Jayhawks truly put things into overdrive in the second half, putting the game away quickly by generating easy basket after easy basket.

Top 25 guard Nick Smith Jr. down to 10 schools
Top 25 combo guard Nick Smith Jr. is down to 10 schools. The class of 2022 four-star will be choosing between Georgetown, Texas Tech, Kansas, Baylor, Oral Roberts, UNC, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, and Ole Miss. There is no timetable for a decision but he will not cut anymore and the next step will be his decision.

Quick recap & instant analysis: No. 6 KU basketball at TCU
Leading into Tuesday's game, the Jayhawks fell to Texas by 25. However, they owned several prior ranked wins, including a pair of victories over at-the-time No. 14 Texas Tech and No. 7 West Virginia to start off Big 12 play.

Analysis: What Kansas gets in new Notre Dame O-line transfer
"This is a veteran player who has spent the past few years working with some of the nation’s most talented offensive linemen and many who will play at the next level," said Loy. "If he wasn’t behind arguably the top center in the land, Jarrett Patterson, he absolutely would have gotten more time at Notre Dame. Grunhard can play. No question about it."

Kansas football lands Notre Dame O-line transfer Colin Grunhard
Colin Grunhard, a graduate transfer, announced on Tuesday that he would be transferring to the University of Kansas. Grunhard is the first such player to announce transfer intentions to KU in 2021.

Bits o Chalk

Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler loses U.S. Senate runoff race to Raphael Warnock
Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James sent a Tweet in support of the WNBA franchise early Wednesday morning saying, "Think I'm gone put together an ownership group for The Dream. Whose in? #BlackVotesMatter."

U.S. stuns Canada in final to capture gold in World Junior Championship
The United States upset heavily favored and undefeated Canada 2-0 in Edmonton, Alberta, on Tuesday to win the gold medal in the first world junior ice hockey championship played in a bubble.

Cleveland Browns LT Jedrick Wills Jr., WR Rashard Higgins cited for drag racing
Cleveland Browns left tackle Jedrick Wills Jr. and wide receiver Rashard Higgins were both cited for drag racing Tuesday morning.

Alabama Crimson Tide wide receiver DeVonta Smith wins Heisman Trophy
For nearly three decades, wide receivers failed to win the Heisman Trophy. That ended on Tuesday night when Alabama senior DeVonta Smith was presented the award during a virtual ceremony.

Eraser Dust

Kenosha police officers won't face charges in Jacob Blake shooting
The shooting of Blake prompted NBA players to protest by shutting down play for three days, with the WNBA and Major League Baseball also postponing games. Tuesday's decision drew a response from the sports world as well, with the Milwaukee Bucks, NBA players LeBron James and Wesley Matthews, and the Marquette men's basketball team among those calling for a continued push in the fight against racial injustice.

Livestream: Electoral College Count In Congress : Congress' Electoral College Tally: Live Updates : NPR
Under the Constitution, the final step in the 2020 presidential election is for a joint session of Congress to meet on Jan. 6 to count the Electoral College votes and officially declare a winner. Governors certified and sealed their states' results after their electors signed off on them on Dec. 14, and Joe Biden and Kamala Harris won with 306 votes to Donald Trump and Mike Pence's 232 votes.

Eric Trump Threatens to Primary Republicans Who Won’t Help His Dad Overthrow Election
Presidential son Eric Trump issued a threat on Tuesday night to House and Senate Republicans who refuse to join his father’s last-ditch effort to overthrow President-elect Joe Biden’s decisive victory: Either jump aboard the Trump train or find another job.

Goodwill manager accused of stealing wallet in Kalispell | KECI
Robert Christopher Ihrig, 48, a manager at Goodwill in Kalispell, is behind bars after deputies say he stole a wallet at his job.

Court documents show a woman reported a stolen wallet containing over $2,000 in cash, her driver’s license and banking items on Jan 1.

Dr Dre hospitalized, reportedly suffered brain aneurysm - CBS News
Dr. Dre says he'll be "back home soon" after the music mogul received medical treatment at a Los Angeles hospital for a reported brain aneurysm.

Kalispell coffee shop combines diversity and community
But Mario Osorio and Erin Wilcox both wanted to bring diversity to the food offered in the Flathead, making El Cafecito -- a coffee shop and with several breakfast items like Migas and tamales.

Kim Kardashian Is Preparing to Divorce Kanye West | PEOPLE.com
He knows that she’s done. She has had enough, and she told him that she wants some space to figure out her future," a source tells PEOPLE, adding that West, 43, is bracing for a filing but doesn't know when it will take place

Los Angeles ambulances told not to transport COVID patients with little chance of survival | KATU
County health officials fear the incoming Christmas and New Year’s surge. The additional Thanksgiving cases have swamped hospitals, forcing them to treat patients in hallways, ambulances and the gift shop, and forced an oxygen shortage. The California National Guard is contributing freezer trucks to help store bodies as hospitals run out of space.